Dr. Janet H. Yueh, M.D.

About Dr. Janet H. Yueh, M.D.

Dr. Janet H. Yueh did her undergraduate work at Harvard University in Cambridge where she graduated magna cum laude. She continued her education at Harvard Medical School and earned her M.D. During her time in medical school, she was awarded the Doris Duke Clinic Research Fellowship and investigated patient access to reconstructive surgery after mastectomy for breast cancer.

Dr. Yueh completed her general surgery and plastic surgery training at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School. She then did additional training in orthopedic hand surgery at the Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Yueh is currently a hand and reconstructive surgeon at Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons. She has privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is known for her thoughtful bedside manner and clear explanations of complex medical issues. She believes in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

Dr. Yueh is also an accomplished researcher and has written multiple papers and book chapters on hand and reconstructive surgery. She has presented her work in numerous conferences at both the national and international level. She has been active in health policy and community health programs, including work with Agenda for Children Tomorrow and Health Leads.

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Janet is the proud member of the following respected industry associations:

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Drs. Cohen and Winters got the opportunity to interview Dr. Yueh and hear about what keeps her grounded at work as well as how their mentorship has helped her grow as both a person and a surgeon. Learn more about her vision to grow and build an upper extremity institute at the Cohen|Winters practice.


Dr. Yueh’s Surgical Specializations

Basal Joint Arthritis

Osteoarthritis of the thumb (basal joint arthritis) is the most common type of hand arthritis, occurring earlier and most often in women.

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Carpal Tunnel

The need for carpal tunnel surgery is expanding due to repetitive stress damage that can often occur from demanding workplaces, sports activities and more.

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This condition can occur anywhere in the body where muscle and bone are connected, very often in the hand.

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Trigger Finger

For those suffering from trigger finger, the clever name doesn’t really express the pain they go through on a daily basis.

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Dr. Yueh’s Featured Posts

How to Find the Right Trigger Finger Doctor in NJ

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If you suffer from trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) then you know that the condition can be frustrating. You likely experience stiffness in your finger or thumb that causes your fingers…

A Guide to Finding the Best Trigger Finger Doctor in NYC

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Trigger finger is a condition in which finger or thumb stiffness causes the fingers or thumb to become stuck in a curled position or randomly straighten out. When the tendons…
basal joint arthritis exercises

What to Do When Basal Joint Arthritis Exercises Don’t Work

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The basal joint, or carpometacarpal joint, connects the thumb to the base of the hand and plays a crucial role in gripping and pinching. When basal joint arthritis occurs, the…

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